2014 Fareham Borough Council election
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Half of seats (16 of 31) to Fareham Borough Council
16 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Leader Seán Woodward Paul Whittle
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats won 11 (25 total) 3 (5 total)
Seat change Increase1 Decrease3
Popular vote 16,912 9,180
Percentage 44.9% 24.4%
Swing Decrease7.8 Decrease1.1

Map showing the results of the election in each ward. Colours denote the winning party as shown in the main table of results.

Council control before election

Conservatives

Council control after election

Conservatives

The 2014 Fareham Borough Council elections took place on 22 May 2014 to elect half the members of Fareham Borough Council in Hampshire, England. The Conservative Party are currently the largest party on the council. The last time these seats were contested was in 2010.

The Conservative Party held every seat they defended and gained one from the Liberal Democrats, in the Fareham North West ward. The Liberal Democrats lost a further two seats: in Stubbington to UKIP, who gained their first councillor, and in Titchfield Common, where the incumbent councillor became an Independent.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election results

The election saw the Conservatives retain control of the council after winning 11 seats compared to 3 for the Liberal Democrats alongside 1 UKIP and 1 Independent, former Liberal Democrat councillor.

Fareham Local Election Result 2014[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 11 1 0 0 68.8 44.9 16,912 -7.8%
  Liberal Democrats 3 0 3 0 18.8 24.4 9,180 -1.1%
  UKIP 1 1 0 0 6.2 13.8 5,178 +8.4%
  Independent 1 1 0 0 6.2 5.5 2,064 +5.5%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 10.6 4,007 -3.9%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 313 -1.1%

Ward Candidates

Fareham East

Fareham East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Paul Whittle 1,075 48.0 -11.9
Conservative Keith Barton 835 37.3 8.2
Labour Connor Moris 330 14.7 -0.3
Majority 240 10.7
Turnout 2,240 37.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Fareham North

Fareham North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pamela Bryant 973 42.0
UKIP Steve Richards 403 17.4
Liberal Democrats Peter Trott 379 16.4
Independent Jak Gunter 253 10.9
Labour Simon Brown 167 7.2
Green David Harrison 143 6.2
Majority 570 24.6
Turnout 2,318 40.6
Conservative hold Swing

Fareham North West

Fareham North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Davies 749 39.5
Liberal Democrats Jim Palmer 426 22.5
UKIP Bob Ingram 423 22.3
Labour Richard Ryan 197 10.4
Independent Steve Roberts 102 5.4
Majority 323 17.0
Turnout 1,897 33.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Fareham South

Fareham South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dennis Steadman 700 38.4
UKIP Paul Sturgess 519 28.5
Labour James Carr 337 18.5
Independent Vincent Taylor 148 8.1
Liberal Democrats Sean Evans 120 6.6
Majority 181 9.9
Turnout 1824 33.6
Conservative hold Swing

Fareham West

Fareham West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leslie Keeble 1,405 57.7
UKIP George Neill 467 19.2
Liberal Democrats Rowena Palmer 216 8.9
Labour James Webb 178 7.3
Independent Sarah Taylor 168 6.9
Majority 938 38.5
Turnout 2,434 44.0
Conservative hold Swing

Hill Head

Hill Head
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Arthur Mandry 1,498 52.8
UKIP Kenneth Cast 916 32.3
Liberal Democrats Daniel Hawkes 230 8.1
Labour Nicholas Knight 192 6.8
Majority 582 20.5
Turnout 2,836 46.7
Conservative hold Swing

Locks Heath

Locks Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Bayford 1,620 75.3
Labour Angela Carr 271 12.6
Liberal Democrats Sue Hardie 261 12.1
Majority 1,349 62.7
Turnout 2,152 38.4
Conservative hold Swing

Park Gate

Park Gate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Bayford 1,196 65.6
Labour Helen Price 391 21.4
Liberal Democrats Martin Francis 237 13.0
Majority 805 44.1
Turnout 1,824 30.2
Conservative hold Swing

Portchester East

Portchester East (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Roger Price 2,134 65.0
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Fazackarley 1,962
Conservative Tina Ellis 712 21.4
Conservative Peter Furby 634
Labour Stuart Rose 433 13.6
Labour Cameron Crouch 426
Majority 1,250 19.8
Turnout 6,301 39.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Portchester West

Portchester West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Bell 839 35.1
Liberal Democrats Shaun Cunningham 797 33.3
UKIP Tom Davies 548 22.9
Labour Leslie Ricketts 209 8.7
Majority 42 1.8
Turnout 2393 41.7
Conservative hold Swing

Sarisbury

Sarisbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Séan Woodward 1,579 75.8
Liberal Democrats Mary Holliday-Bishop 287 13.8
Labour Karen Postle 217 10.4
Majority 1,292 62.0
Turnout 2,083 36.2
Conservative hold Swing

Stubbington

Stubbington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Christopher Wood 1,227 43.4
Conservative Pal Hayre 841 29.7
Liberal Democrats James Forrest 646 22.8
Labour David Light 114 4.0
Majority 386 13.6
Turnout 2,828 50.2
UKIP gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Titchfield

Titchfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Connie Hockley 1,313 60.0
Independent Susan Boyce 404 18.5
Labour Michael Prior 266 12.2
Liberal Democrats Jill Underwood 205 9.4
Majority 909 41.5
Turnout 2,188 38.1
Conservative hold Swing

Titchfield Common

Titchfield Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Jack Englefield 989 45.6
Conservative Tom Fyfe 590 27.2
UKIP Geoffrey Townley 351 16.2
Labour Andrew Mooney 122 5.6
Liberal Democrats Hugh Pritchard 116 5.4
Majority 399 18.4
Turnout 2,168 35.3
Independent gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Warsash

Warsash
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Trevor Cartwright 1,428 65.9
UKIP David Nightingale 324 14.9
Green Miles Grindey 170 7.8
Labour Nicola Moore 157 7.2
Liberal Democrats Craig Lewis 89 4.1
Majority 1,104 50.9
Turnout 2,168 38.9
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "English Elections - Fareham 2014 - Election Results". Fareham Borough Council. Archived from the original on 2014-07-13. Retrieved 2017-06-28.


Preceded by
2012 Fareham Council election
Fareham local elections Succeeded by
2016 Fareham Council election